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Mixed Green Salad with Balsamic Roasted Turnips and Honey-Glazed Walnuts Ingredients: 4 medium turnips (1-1 ½ lbs.) 1 ½- 2 tbsp. plus 1 tsp. olive oil 2 tbsp. balsamic vinegar 1 ½ c. walnuts 1 tsp. butter 1/3 c. honey 1 lb. mixed greens 3 radishes, thinly sliced (optional) salt and pepper to taste dressing: 1 tsp. Dijon mustard pinch of chopped scallions (optional) 2 tbsp. balsamic vinegar juice of ½ lemon 2 tbsp. of olive oil 1 tbsp. cilantro salt and pepper to taste Instructions: Preheat oven to 450. Trim and wedge turnips. Place in roasting pan with 1 ½-2 tablespoons olive oil. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and drizzle the balsamic vinegar. Roast in oven for 15 minutes or until golden brown. Set aside to cool. Heat butter and 1 teaspoon olive oil in medium skillet. Add walnuts and sprinkle in salt and pepper. Sautee 2-3 minutes. Drizzle with honey and spread out on parchment paper to cool. Whisk together salad dressing ingredients and set aside. Rinse and dry greens thoroughly and place in large bowl. Place turnips, walnuts, and radishes on top and pour on dressing to taste.